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The Bistro

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European, Contemporary
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18 Jalan Raja Dr Nazrin Shah | Impiana Hotel Ipoh, Ipoh 30250, Malaysia
60 (5) 255 5555
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Kuala Lumpur
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

We were staying there and the place was in darkness, no one about. Apparently we should have gone searching for staff! We weren't the only people standing looking at a closed up bar and restaurant - three other couples stared glumly at it and walked away....we did get a drink one night after chasing around for staff, we ordered potato... More 

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Thank WendallKL
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

Checked this place out again for Mother's Day dinner after a lapsed of a year. There is no more live band. Smoking and Non smoking section is too close making it redundant to have non smoking area since we still walk out that place smelling like a chimney. Food taste and quality has dropped tremendously. Ordered wild mushroom soup to... More 

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Thank Isadora R
Ipoh
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

Delicious scrumptious food including luscious deserts.Good value for money.Entertaining live band.Geat place for good food and relaxation.

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Thank Uma R
Ipoh, Malaysia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Quality of food was only average. However we enjoyed the 5 piece live band till midnight. Service by staff was good.

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1 Thank elvtha0614
Subang Jaya, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

Great menu selection at affordable prices. Good service with excellent 5-piece band. Cheapest beer in town with happy hours all night long.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

came back here with my family and the good news is that they have changed their menu. had the smoked duck aglio olio and the taste is really good. thumbs up to the chef. they have a new reggae band as well... it was a 5-piece band so it was quite loud but the music was great! my dad enjoyed... More 

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1 Thank Ashley L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

They have loosen up a bit from their previous approach. Menu is simpler with good value. They have engaged a 5 piece local band with music ranging from reggae, 70s hits to current songs. It is refreshing and lively compared to programme music. I am beginning to like this place more and more. A good move by the management. Overall... More 

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San Jose, California
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

the Impiana hotel took a perfectly good sports bar............and instead of renovating it, they changed it into a stuffy, upscale restaurant. i must say that the food is quite good, but the service is very slow, the singers in the band cannot carry a tune, and the prices are quite high for Ipoh standards...... if you are staying at the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014 via mobile

Very relaxing, not too over crowded and not loud. You can have a good conversation here. Food was simple and tasty. Best of all is the 3 ladies from Cuba with their kind of latino music.

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1 Thank 14tra
Penang, Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

The food are great. The taste are superb.The service are awesome . The music to improve at Bistro. Love the Cigar. The staff are friendly and the environment are cool and relax

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Jalan Raja Dr Nazrin Shah | Impiana Hotel Ipoh, Ipoh 30250, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Perak  >  Kinta District  >  Ipoh
  • Phone Number: 60 (5) 255 5555
Description
The Bistro is located at lobby level and is open for lunch and dinner. Lunch hour is from 12.00pm to 3.00pm and dinner is from 7.00pm to 11.00pm. It offers patrons an array of Western contemporary fusion delights. The Bistro can accommodate up to 50 people and provides a whole new dining experience with its refreshing, trendy, yet seductive ambiance. While enjoying the meal, you will be entertained by our Resident Band, "Mac & Zel" from the Philippines.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?